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h_tra_2017a_2017-02-08t13:30:57z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/08/2017

Location: HCR 0112

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1061



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & ENERGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1061 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:37 PM -- HB 17-1061



Representatives Becker, J. and Melton introduced House Bill 17-1061. The bill, recommended by the Transportation Legislation Review Committee, increases the minimum weight for intrastate commercial vehicles from 10,001 pounds to 16,001 pounds, and requires the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) in the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules for vehicles that would otherwise be considered commercial vehicles but for weighing between 10,001 and 16,000 pounds. The CSP may also adopt rules authorizing:



• annual inspections of these vehicles;

• enforcement of load securement requirements; and

• enforcement of coupling device requirements.



Representative Becker answered a committee question regarding commercial vehicles.



02:41 PM -- Mr. Greg Fulton, representing the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, testified in support of the bill.

BILL: HB17-1061
TIME: 02:43:37 PM
MOVED: Buck
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1061 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 12-0, with one excused.
SECONDED: Becker J.
VOTE
Becker J.
Yes
Bridges
Yes
Buck
Yes
Carver
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hansen
Yes
Jackson
Yes
Lawrence
Yes
McLachlan
Yes
Nordberg
Excused
Winter
Yes
Mitsch Bush
Yes
Final YES: 12 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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